• Nov 28, 2017

Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson Featured in VoyageLA’s “Inspiring Stories from West LA.”

I have believed throughout my career that artificial intelligence can help people learn, by giving each person engaging learning experiences tailored to their individual needs. At USC I started developing “pedagogical agents”, computer characters that interact with users in a human-like way to promote learning. This important work won an Influential Paper Award at this year’s International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in São Paulo, Brazil.

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  • Nov 14, 2017

Alelo’s CEO Lewis Johnson Speaks at Stanford Symposium on AI-Based Ecosystems for Learning

Alelo’s CEO and co-founder Dr. Lewis Johnson spoke this week at Stanford University’s mediaX symposium on Innovation Ecosystems for AI-Based Education, Training, and Learning. Dr. Johnson offered insights on the topic of cloud-based cognitive services and their role in accelerating the development of AI-based learning products and digital ecosystems.

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  • Nov 03, 2017

Alelo Investor Open House and Reception

Alelo is hosting an event for accredited investors as part of its fundraising campaign. Come learn a new language by talking with Alelo’s artificially intelligent conversational avatars. Come meet the Alelo team and see how Alelo is leveraging cloud-based AI and learner data to help people around the world learn in a better way.

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  • Oct 31, 2017

Learning from Learner Data

Alelo’s Enskill platform is designed to support the development and improvement of learning content using machine learning. Enskill continually collects data from learners around the world, which make possible an innovative data-driven approach to the development of learning products.

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  • Oct 18, 2017

Investing in AI in Education

Artificial intelligence (AI) applications are poised to have a transformational effect on the economy. The research firm Technavio forecasts that the global market for AI solutions in all sectors will have a massive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 50% through 2021.

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  • Oct 11, 2017

Alelo and Laureate Education Deliver English Learning Solutions Worldwide

Alelo and Laureate Education are now providing simulation-based learning modules to institutions throughout Laureate’s worldwide network, for use in their English programs. Students in Laureate’s seventy institutions in twenty-five countries are using the simulations to learn and practice spoken English by having realistic conversations with artificially intelligent interactive characters.

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  • Oct 03, 2017

Investing in Alelo through your IRA

Alelo’s FlashFunders offering is a private placement that is eligible for investment through self-directed individual retirement accounts (IRAs). For investors who have accumulated funds in their retirement accounts, this may be an option worth considering.

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  • Sep 21, 2017

Alelo launches its FlashFunders campaign

In late 2016 we launched Enskill, our next-generation cloud-based platform that provides learning experiences using our virtual-role-playing method. It engages learners in spoken conversations and life-like scenarios with artificially intelligent characters.

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  • Sep 13, 2017

Alelo Nominated for Outsell’s 30 to Watch

Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson said, “Alelo is pleased and honored to be included in the Outsell 250, and considered for the list of 30 to Watch. We believe it recognizes Alelo’s innovative learning method, as well as our Enskill platform that is providing making this method available to students around the world.”

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  • May 08, 2017

Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson and NCSU Professor James Lester Receive Prestigious Award for Influential Paper on Pedagogical Agents

The International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (IFAAMAS) has selected a paper co-authored by Dr. Lewis Johnson of Alelo Inc., Prof. James Lester of North Carolina State University and the late Dr. Jeff Rickel of the University of Southern California to receive the 2017 Influential Paper Award. Entitled “Animated pedagogical agents: Face-to-face interaction in interactive learning environments,” the paper published in the year 2000 laid the groundwork for a wide range of educational products that incorporate animated agent technology.

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